The Minnesota Dept. of Agriculture reminds organizations that Specialty Crop Block Grants are available to be applied for. People who grow fruit, vegetables and other specialty crops are reminded that the deadline to apply is 4 pm central time on March 7th. Grant projects can begin as soon as November 1 st 2019 and can take up to 2 and a half years to complete. Grant applications are to be submitted through the Minnesota Dept. of Agriculture’s online application system.
Renville County Sheriff’s Deputies were called out to a one vehicle crash around 7:30 yesterday morning northeast of Buffalo Lake on county road 20. Ashley Benson, age 20, of Stewart lost control of her vehicle on the slippery road, went into the ditch and hit a tree. She was not injured, and the vehicle sustained moderate damage.